Somavamshin, Somavaṃśin, Soma-vamshin: 1 definition
Somavamshin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Somavaṃśin can be transliterated into English as Somavamsin or Somavamshin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Somavaṃśin (सोमवंशिन्):—[=soma-vaṃśin] [from soma] m. a prince of the lunar race, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Impact of Vedic Culture on Society (by Kaushik Acharya)
Mingling of Cultures (V): The Somavaṃśins < [Chapter 4]
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Sanskrit Inscriptions (M): Dynasties from Other Region < [Chapter 3]